KLR Energy Acquisition Corp. and Tema Oil and Gas Company To Combine to Form Rosehill Resources

Vinson & Elkins advised KLR Energy Acquisition Corp., an oil and gas exploration and production focused special purpose acquisition entity, in its Business Combination Agreement with Tema Oil and Gas Company, a private company with assets in the core of the Delaware Basin, to form Rosehill Resources Inc. Rosehill Resources intends to significantly accelerate drilling […]

Nuance Communications $500 Million Senior Notes Offering

Davis Polk advised the sole bookrunning manager in a Rule 144A/Regulation S offering by Nuance Communications, Inc. of $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 5.625% senior notes due 2026. Barclays Bank PLC, Morgan Stanley Senior Funding, Inc. and Deutsche Bank AG, New York Branch, acted as Join Bookrunners. Nuance Communications, based in Burlington, Massachusetts, […]

The Carlyle Group’s acquisition of Gastronomía y Negocios S.A.

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Barros & Errázuriz and Russi & Eguiguren have advised on the deal Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) today announced the acquisition of 75 percent of Gastronomía & Negocios S.A., Chile’s largest franchisor of quick service restaurants (QSR) with strong proprietary brands such as Doggis, Juan Maestro, Mamut […]

Vivo Capital’s acquisition of Angiotech

O’Melveny advised Vivo Capital as the leader of an investment syndicate in the investment syndicate’s definitive agreement to acquire Canadian medical device maker Angiotech Pharmaceuticals. Vivo Capital, LLC is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in incubation, seed, startup, mezzanine, and PIPE investments in private and public companies. The company, led by Frank […]

The Toronto-Dominion Bank and TD Ameritrade’s acquisition of Scottrade for $4 Billion

Simpson Thacher is representing The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TSX and NYSE: TD) in connection with its acquisition of Scottrade Bank for $1.3 billion, and in the related acquisition by TD Bank’s 42% owned affiliate, TD Ameritrade, of Scottrade’s brokerage business for a net additional $2.7 billion in cash and stock. TD Bank will also purchase $400 […]

WildHorse Resource Development Corporation’s $391.7 Million Initial Public Offering

Vinson & Elkins advised WildHorse Resource Development Corporation with its initial public offering of 27,500,000 shares of its common stock at $15.00 per share. Barclays, BofA Merrill Lynch, BMO Capital Markets, Citigroup and Wells Fargo Securities are acting as book-running managers for the offering. WildHorse Resource Development Corporation is an independent oil and natural gas […]

Xura, Inc. acquires Mitel Networks Corporation’s Mobile Division for $350 Million

Paul, Weiss is representing Mitel Networks Corporation in its agreement to sell its mobile division to the parent company of Xura, Inc. for $350 million in cash, a $35 million promissory note and an equity interest in Sierra Private Investments, which on closing will become the parent company of the mobile division and Xura. Mitel […]

Halyard Capital’s acquisition of an ownership interest in Strategy Execution Partners, LLC and OAE Software, LLC

Akin Gump has advised Halyard Capital on the deal Halyard Capital today announced the acquisition of an ownership interest in Strategy Execution Partners, LLC and OAE Software, LLC (d/b/a StratEx) from its founders, who will retain significant equity ownership in the business and continue in their senior leadership roles. Akin Gump advised Halyard in the […]